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Urinary Bladder 65 (UB 65)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Shugu, Blinding Bone

Location
Posterior to the head of the fifth metatarsal bone, at the junction of the red and whit skin.

Indications
Mania, headache, neck rigidity, blurring of vision, backache, pain in the lower extremities.

Traditional Action
Removes obstructions from the channel, clears heat, eliiminates wind.

Contraindications


References:

Maciocia, Giovanni.  The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1989

O’Connor, John and Bensky, Dan, trans. Acupuncture, A Comprehensive Text. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1981

Xinnong, Cheng, et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.  Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1987.